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Christmas Markets in Dublin

With the Yuletide season in full swing, Dublin will once again be teeming with a selection of both outdoor and indoor markets. Whether it’s bargains or mulled wine you’re after, you’re sure to be in luck.

Christmas Cracker Flea Market
Over the last number of years, the Dublin Flea Market has become a fixture of Dublin, with its monthly installments offering customers treasure troves of goodies to rummage through. Running from December 14th – 16th, the Christmas Cracker Flea Market returns to Smithfield for its third successive year. With over 120 stalls, the market will be a mish-mash of everything from arts & crafts to furniture to vintage clothes.
Christmas Cracker Flea Market: December 14th – 16th, Block B, Smithfield

12 Days of Christmas, George’s Dock
Meanwhile, the popular 12 Days of Christmas event returns to George’s Dock from December 8th – 23rd. Boasting music, food and even carousels, this event illustrates precisely why Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year.
12 Days of Christmas: December 8th – 23rd, George’s Dock.

Farmleigh House
Finally, the month of December will see a variety of events taking place in the grand, sumptuous surroundings of Farmleigh House. With food markets scheduled for each weekend, as well as a number of other events, Farmleigh is the place to be this Christmas.
Farmleigh House, White’s Road, Dublin 15.
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Dame District Christmas Market, 14th – 23rd December
This Christmas market entered the fray last year to the delight of Christmas shoppers. With an abundance of stalls selling handmade crafts, jewellery, toys and food, as well as entertainment from top Irish music and comedy acts, the Dame Court Christmas Market offers shoppers an oasis of sorts in the heart of Dublin city.

Dame Court, Dublin 2

Christ Church Cathedral Christmas Market, 15th and 22nd December, 11AM – 4PM
Inside the ancient walls of Christ Church Cathedral this Christmas, one will find an intimate holiday market with stalls selling a variety of crafts. Held inside the church’s historic 12th century crypt, one of Dublin’s oldest structures, you will be hard pressed to find a more unique shopping experience this Christmas.

 Christ Church Cathedral, Christchurch Place, Dublin 8

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